Ag Resources

NOAA Regional Drought Overview:
  1. The US Drought Monitor (USDM) measures broad drought condition intensity.
  2. The Palmer Z Index depicts moisture conditions for the period.
  3. The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) depicts the current month's cumulative moisture conditions integrated over the last several months.
  4. Total Precipitation (Inches 1M).
  5. Total Precipitation (Inches 3M).

NOAA Temperature Overview:

  1. CONUS Mean Temperature Percentiles.
  2. CONUS Average Mean Temperature 1M.
  3. CONUS Average Mean Temperature 3M.

2017 Average Agriculture Land Values (dollars/acre)

Cropland YoY Percent Change (2016/2017)

Pasture YoY Percent Change (2016/2017)

Source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
Annual Data as of: August 2017
Excludes AK, CT, , HI, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, and American Indian Reservation Land.

Agricultural Products White Papers


Risk Management:

Managing Price Risk with Grain and Oilseed Futures and Options CME Group (4 pages): Link
Self Study Guide to Hedging with Livestock Futures and Options 2017 CME Group (58 pages): Link
Self Study Guide to Hedging with Grain and Oilseed Futures and Options 2015 CME Group (76 pages): Link
 

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ABSR Grain Marketing:

  • Sell levels published in advance of the next trading day.
  • Execution percentage levels.
  • Multi signal generation models for both optimal marketing and market protection.
  • Discretionary yield enhancement strategies.

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